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The Two Mrs. Carrolls

The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1947) starring Humphrey Bogart, Barbara Stanwyck
The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1947) starring Humphrey Bogart, Barbara Stanwyck  In The Two Mrs. Carrolls, Humphrey Bogart stars as a struggling artist, Geoffrey Carroll. He is (seemingly) happily married — until he meets Sally (Barbara Stanwyck). Apparently mentally ill, he returns home, where he paints a picture of...
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The Thirteenth Chair

The Thirteenth Chair (1929) starring Bela Lugosi, directed by Tod Browning To enjoy  The Thirteenth Chair, the audience has to bear in mind that this is a  very early sound picture, and make appropriate allowances. If you do that, you can enjoy the murder mystery.  And especially the...
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Laura

Laura (1944) starring Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb, Vincent Price Laura is a different kind of murder mystery; it begins with the title character, Laura Hunt (played by Gene Tierney) having been murdered, and Detective Mark McPherson (Dana Andrews) investigating her death — and life.
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The Big Sleep

Editorial review of The Big Sleep, starring Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Martha Vickers directed by Howard Hawks courtesy of Amazon.com Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall made screen history together more than once, but they were never more popular than in this 1946 adaptation of Raymond Chandler’s novel, directed...
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Miracles for Sale

Miracles for Sale (1932) starring Robert Young, Florence Rice, Henry Hull, Gloria Holden Robert Young is probably best remembered for his eponymous television role as Marcus Welby, M.D. But in his youth, he was an attractive leading man, as in the magical murder mystery, Miracles for Sale.  ...
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Star of Midnight

review of Star of Midnight (1935) starring William Powell and Ginger Rogers Movie review of Star of Midnight starring William Powell and Ginger Rogers, two of my favorite actors. In a murder mystery in the style of Powell’s famous “Thin Man” series. Very funny, very enjoyable, and strongly...
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